Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics

Gambier, Knox County
Jan 14, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Kenyon College invites applications for a one-year position in the Department of Classics at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2014. Teaching responsibilities consist of five courses: a survey of Roman archaeology, another archaeology course on a topic that reflects the candidate’s particular interests, two semesters of elementary Latin, and an advanced Latin course. The candidate’s primary research interest should be in Roman archaeology. A Ph.D. in hand is preferred, but not required. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching. To apply, please submit the following materials, using the online application system at https://employment2.kenyon: (1) a cover letter, detailing teaching approaches and experience as well as research interests; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) graduate transcripts; and (4) three letters of recommendation, at least one of which addresses the candidate’s teaching abilities. Inquiries may be directed to April Farmer, Administrative Assistant of Classics, at or (740) 427-5657. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by January 24, 2014. Phone interviews will be conducted in February. Review of applications will begin January 24th, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the January 24th deadline will be guaranteed full consideration. Kenyon College offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package that includes provisions for a spouse or domestic partner and for dependents. An Equal Opportunity Employer, Kenyon welcomes diversity and encourages the applications of women and minority candidates. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon’s employment website. Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D in Classics is preferred; however, applicants who are ABD will be considered.